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from Manchester to Derby

You can get from Manchester to Derby by train, bus or flight.

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
26 Sep
£33First Transpennine Express
Mon
27 Sep
£16
Wed
29 Sep
£16
Thu
30 Sep
£16
Fri
1 Oct
£14
Sat
2 Oct
£16
Mon
4 Oct
£14
Tue
5 Oct
£14
Wed
6 Oct
£14
Thu
7 Oct
£14
Fri
8 Oct
£14
Sat
9 Oct
£16

Travel Information from Manchester to Derby

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 1 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or

Take a coach or train to travel 50 miles (80 km) between Manchester and Derby. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Derby.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester to Derby
Travel to Derby easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Derby.
FAQs
What are my Manchester to Derby travel options?

You can travel from Manchester to Derby 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Derby?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Derby, which costs on average £9.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Derby:

A coach is £7 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Manchester to Derby costing on average £16.

What is the fastest way from Manchester to Derby?

The fastest way from Manchester to Derby is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 42 min.

Other travel options to Derby from Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 55 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Manchester to Derby would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 50 miles (80 km) from Manchester to Derby.

How many services a day are there between Manchester and Derby?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Derby is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Derby from Manchester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Manchester to Derby, where do I depart from Manchester and where do I arrive in Derby?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Derby:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Derby, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Derby.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Derby?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Derby:

  • You can travel by coach between Manchester and Derby with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Manchester to Derby tickets for £9 on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Derby from Manchester?
Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Derby often also extend their holiday to go to London, Birmingham or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Derby and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy tickets from Manchester to Derby online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Manchester to Derby, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £9 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £16 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Derby tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Derby
Manchester (Coach Station)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Oxford Road
Amenities
Manchester Piccadilly
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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